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My interview with MD Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher

Delegate Waldstreicher and I discuss the Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Act, the Fight for 15, and how progressives can win!

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Fusing Group Identity and Class-Based Politics

In respective post-election “taking stock” articles, Columbia History Professor Mark Lilla for the New York Times and Alex Seitz-Wald at NBC suggest how the Democratic Party can return to prominence. Lilla contends that Trump’s victory should mark the End of … Continue reading

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My Interview with Rob Scribbler on Global Warming

For much more browse to www.robertscribbler.com.

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Hotter than ever!

For the third straight year, earth’s temperatures set a record high.

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Selfish Loser Dems

Establishment favorite neo-liberal Hillary Clinton faced an unexpectedly strong challenge from self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primaries.  Ultimately, Clinton lost disastrously in November to historically unpopular billionaire Donald Trump who posed as an economic populist. Sanders is now … Continue reading

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The Pied Pipers of the Left

With Trump’s inauguration still weeks away, Robert Kuttner of the American Prospect is calling for progressives to begin building a public case for impeachment by “keep[ing] a running dossier [on Trump’s illegal actions] and forward[ing] updates at least weekly to … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton is who we thought she was

Whoever hacked the DNC, Russia or somebody else, and sourced Wikileaks only confirmed that Hillary Clinton is who we thought she was.

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Taxing Economic Injustice

Shortly after the Presidential election, I urged progressives to focus on improving circumstances for poor, working, and middle-class people in targeted localities and states. At the national level, President-elect Trump and the solidly Republican Congress will not be responsive to … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders “Together” – more important than ever!

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Why Hillary Lost

Way Back in August 2015, I wrote: [Hillary Clinton’s] long history of cozying up to moneyed and corporate interests has not led to overwhelming financial support from them but it has led to fragmented support for her from the labor … Continue reading

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Montgomery County’s Fight for $15

Tuesday night a large crowd of Montgomery County residents, including a strong union presence, braved fog and rain outside the County Council’s offices in Rockville to participate in the ongoing national “Fight for $15.”

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The Way Forward for Progressives in Trump’s Wake

Apocryphal Chinese curse – May you live in interesting times. Voltaire – We must tend to our garden.

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Response to the NYT Editorial Board’s Call to Ratify the TPP

The New York Times Editorial Board claims that the Trump administration will empower China if it walks away from the TPP.  Here’s my response: Ratifying the TPP would have empowered the Beijing Communists without question given their profound influence over … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders ran on an anti-racism platform

racism: noun 1. a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human racial groups determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has the right to dominate others or that … Continue reading

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Bernie Would be Doing Better

Today, Donald Trump would probably beat Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head matchup 538’s Nate Silver predicts. Ah but the election won’t be held today you reply. Correctomundo.  When the election is actually conducted sayeth Silver, Clinton should squeeze out a … Continue reading

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A Plea to my Fellow Progressives

There are a number of excellent reasons progressives should vote for Hillary Clinton for President while the arguments in favor of Jill Stein or sitting out the election do not hold water.

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The Pence Pick Helps Trump

For the record, I don’t think Donald Trump will be the next President. Although a CBS/NYT poll published Thursday shows a tight race and oracle Nate “Tarnished” Silver now gives Trump a 1 in 3 shot at winning, I would … Continue reading

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Morning Show takes indefinite hiatus

Last month, I posted that I would be off until July 11 at least. Since then, I have been moving forward in a different direction and will not be able to continue the Morning Show. Although I may resuscitate the … Continue reading

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The Morning Show June 13 – 17

I will be taking a hiatus from the Hal Ginsberg Morning Show starting Monday June 19.  I intend to return on Monday July 11. My show airs 6-9 am Pacific/9-noon east coast Monday – Friday.  Listen at halginsberg.com/dListen-Now/, radiomonterey.com, and … Continue reading

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The Morning Show June 6 – 10

CA, NJ, NM, MT, and ND are holding primaries Tuesday.  Feels anti-climactic doesn’t it – at least on the Republican side.  Think how you’ll feel next week when contemplating the DC primaries.  We’ll continue to focus on the race for … Continue reading

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